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other / (sth or sb) else / the rest
  *其* | 其* | *其
his / her / its / their / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it)
among / in / included among these
and / as well as
actually / in fact / really
other / the others / else / other than it / in addition to the thing mentioned above
especially / most of all / above all / in particular
especially / particularly
next / secondly
rather than... / 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)
the rest / the others / remaining / remainder / apart from them
next / later / after that
in between / within that interval / in the meantime
therein / wherein
secondly / the other (usu. of two) / the second
khaki (loanword)
unfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable / unable to make head or tail of it / boring (e.g. movie)
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
to let nature take its course (idiom)
its place / one's appointed place / the place for that
to follow closely behind sb or sth (idiom)
just as expected / told you so
included / within that
to arise abruptly / to arrive suddenly / happening suddenly
(of relations) joyous and harmonious
Turkish (language)
lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless / innumerable
to take pleasure in sth (idiom)
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
to produce the opposite of the desired result
a tiny bit / very little / next to nothing (idiom)
thirdly / the third
to adapt to sb's taste / to fit sb's fancy
to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
to bear the brunt
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
at most / at best
not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom) / to take great pains / to be very patient
to tackle a difficult job (idiom) / to do sth reluctantly
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
one's own (respective) / proprietary
rampant / very popular
to satisfy rival demands (idiom) / to get the best of both worlds / to have it both ways / to have one's cake and eat it too
to use sth to the full / to make the best use of everything
boundless joy
employ one's talent to the fullest / everyone gives of their best
(idiom) appropriate / apt / just right
to find amusement in one's own way / to enjoy oneself quietly
(idiom) nothing special to look at / unprepossessing
besides / in addition / apart from that
to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
serious about the matter
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
committing all manner of crimes / completely unscrupulous
to settle for second best / the next best thing
to take the best / to absorb the essence
to exaggerate
many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ça change, plus ça reste la mème chose
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown
a Turk / Turkish person
to look favorably on sth / would be glad see it happen
to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
to do the very opposite / to act in a diametrically opposite way
variant of 莫名其妙
to remove the dross / to discard the dregs
to raise and lower one's hand (idiom); to signal as conspiratorial hint / fig. conspiring to defraud
each in the correct place / each is provided for
(confirm to be) true / authentic
to be pestered beyond endurance
matchless / without equal / there is nothing better
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
lit. treasuring a jade ring becomes a crime (idiom); to get into trouble on account of a cherished item / fig. A person's talent will arouse the envy of others.
cappuccino (loanword)
one of the given (options etc) / the first / firstly
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)
I'd like to hear the details
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan) / keep what is good, discard the rest / You need to be selective when studying. / In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
looks impressive but is worthless (idiom) / not as good as it looks / a reputation with no substance
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom) / each goes his own way
to speak evasively (idiom); beating about the bush
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
Republic of Macedonia (former Yugoslav republic)
to act as one thinks fit / to have one's own way
to let things take their course (idiom) / to leave it to nature / laissez-faire
to keep going resolutely despite knowing the task is impossible (idiom)
to catch an enemy off guard with a surprise attack (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
the writing style mirrors the writer (idiom)
don't meddle in affairs that are not part of your position (Confucius)
to be unable to get in / to fail to find a proper approach to handling sth
words of a man on his deathbed always come from the heart (proverb)
to know the first, but not know the second (idiom); only partial information

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